Lee County Officials Searching for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police in Lee County are asking for the public’s help in finding a hit-and-run driver.

Officials say a passing vehicle hit a motorcycle Tuesday night in the Woodway community on Route 638/Hickory Flats Road north of Route 58.

The driver of that bike, 32-year old Gary Tabor, Jr., of Pennington Gap, died at an area hospital from his injuries. Police say Tabor ran off the road and hit a utility pole after being struck by the other vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.